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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1034 PM CDT Wed Jun 7 2017


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR JUNE 7 2017 TORNADO EVENT...

Thunderstorms developed early this afternoon and produced several
brief tornadoes. Below is a brief summary of two of the tornadoes.
Both were rated EF-0 with winds estimated between 70 and 80 mph.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Tornado #1...
6 Miles South-southwest of Inkster

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    70 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.2 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             June 7 2017
Start time:             1250 pm CDT
Start location:         6 Miles south-southwest of Inkster

End date:               June 7 2017
End time:               1252 pm CDT
End location:           6 miles south-southwest of Inkster


.TORNADO #2...
Near Hatton

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.7 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             June 7 2017
Start time:             100 pm CDT
Start location:         2 miles west-southwest of Hatton

End date:               June 7 2017
End time:               108 pm CDT
End location:           1 mile northwest of Hatton


EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale Classifies
Tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0...Weak......65 to 85 mph
EF1...Weak......86 to 110 mph
EF2...Strong....111 to 135 mph
EF3...Strong....136 to 165 mph
EF4...Violent...166 To 200 mph
EF5...Violent...>200 mph

NOTE:
The information in this statement is PRELIMINARY and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

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